Taranaki

NZ-Taranaki plain map

(Image via Wikimedia Commons)

After a lovely couple of days in Hamilton, we drove south to the Taranaki area, which is the big western bight on the North Island. After getting settled in our little rented bach just off Surf Highway, we hied ourselves down to the beach.

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B. and me and happiness. Sun! Hair long enough for pigtails! Open beach for the kids to run around on! So much beauty to share with D. and K.

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A. looking so little on this strand so big.

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Grandpa D. feeling inspired to run.

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The sun illuminating the breaking waves was unbelievably beautiful.

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Grandma K. and Grandpa D.

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Mt. Taranaki.

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